ectomorphic etymology

English word ectomorphic comes from English -morphic (Having a specific shape or form.), English ectoderm

Detailed word origin of ectomorphic

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-morphic English (eng) Having a specific shape or form.
ectoderm English (eng) (biology) Outermost of the three tissue layers in the embryo of a metazoan animal. Through development, it will produce the epidermis (skin) and nervous system of the adult.
ectomorphic English (eng) Of or pertaining to an ectomorph.

Words with the same origin as ectomorphic

Descendants of -morphic
andromorphically anthromorphic anthropomorphic antiholomorphic biholomorphic cynomorphic epimorphic geomorphic hemimorphic holomorphicity isomorphic monomorphic neanimorphic nondimorphic nonholomorphic normomorphic ophiomorphic polymorphic pycnomorphic redoximorphic subdimorphic theriomorphic xenomorphic xeromorphic zoomorphic
Descendants of ectoderm